Ford Mustang Owners Manual: Under hood overview

3.7L V6 Engine

A. Battery


A. Battery
B. Engine oil dipstick
C. Engine oil filler cap D. Brake fluid reservoir E. Air filter assembly
F. Engine coolant reservoir G. Windshield washer fluid reservoir H. Power distribution box

5.0L V8 Engine

A. Battery


A. Battery
B. Engine oil filler cap C. Engine oil dipstick
D. Brake fluid reservoir E. Air filter assembly
F. Engine coolant reservoir G. Windshield washer fluid reservoir H. Power distribution box

Engine Shield

Some vehicles may be equipped with an aero-shield under the engine.


Some vehicles may be equipped with an aero-shield under the engine.

Remove the front fasteners of the shield to gain access for service.

This includes oil and filter changes.

    Opening and closing the hood
    1. Inside the vehicle, pull the hood release handle located on the drivers side kick panel. 2. Go to the front of the vehicle and release the auxiliary latch that is located under the front ...

    Engine oil dipstick
    A. MIN B. MAX ...

    Other materials:

    Changing a fuse
    Fuses WARNING: Always replace a fuse with one that has the specified amperage rating. Using a fuse with a higher amperage rating can cause severe wire damage and could start a fire. If electrical components in your vehicle are not working, a fuse may h ...

    Emission control system
    WARNING: Do not park, idle, or drive your vehicle in dry grass or other dry ground cover. The emission system heats up the engine compartment and exhaust system, which can start a fire. WARNING: Exhaust leaks may result in entry of harmful and potentially ...

    Interior mirror
    WARNING: Do not adjust the mirror when your vehicle is moving. Note: Do not clean the housing or glass of any mirror with harsh abrasives, fuel or other petroleum or ammonia based cleaning products. You can adjust the interior mirror to your preference. So ...